The mission of QuattroR is to invest in and relaunch Italian businesses with solid market and industrial fundamentals in need to fund their growth strategy. QuattroR also invests in businesses facing temporary financial and economic distress. The Fund aims at strengthening and relaunching these companies by providing adequate financial and managerial resources to support the development, also through potential build-up processes also internationally.
QuattroR SGR S.p.A. is a management company. Incorporated in 2016, it manages a fund of over €700m (first closing April 2017). QuattroR targets Italian companies with solid business fundamentals in need of resources to develop growth and relaunch strategies. Limited Partners of the QuattroR Fund are prominent Italian institutional investors.
QuattroR value creation drivers:
- Recapitalise: provide businesses with the necessary financial resources to achieve operating efficiency and rebalance the capital structure
- Reinforce the capital structure: primarily by new equity injection and/or rebalance of the debt structure through restructuring and/or refinancing initiatives
- Reorganise: rethink the company’s operating and business model; review the managerial structure and governance in alignment with existing shareholders
- Relaunch: support the development and the growth of the investee companies, including the injection of additional financial resources to boost growth also through add on acquisitions
QuattroR has raised significant financial resources fully dedicated to Italian companies and has a flexible investment approach, encompassing the entire spectrum of equity, equity-like and debt instruments. Typically QuattroR has a “money in” approach although it has the flexibilities to consider purchase of stakes.